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Import Transportation Specialist - Full Time

Mid America Overseas, Inc. - Itasca, IL

Posted on 01/06/20 (Ref: )

Import Transportation Specialist - Itasca, IL - Mid America Overseas, Inc.

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Import Transportation Specialist

Location: Itasca, IL, 60143
Relocation Expense Covered: No
Employee Type: Exempt
Minimum Experience: 2 Years
Maximum Experience:
Required Degree: High School
Manage Others: No


Import Transportation Specialist required to handle all aspects of import transportation, including quoting, customer service and invoicing to clients.

  • 2 Years with international freight forwarder or customs house broker.
  • Working knowledge of FCL, LCL and Consolidations for Import transportation and break-bulk air freight
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (both verbal and written)
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Cargowise Software a plus

Position duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide excellent Customer Service to ensure customer issues are resolved.
  • Prepare and submit quotations to clients on a daily basis.
  • Coordinates air and ocean freight forwarding of international shipments from Door to Door.
  • Negotiate rates with carriers; prepare and submit quotations to prospective accounts on a daily basis.
  • Must maintain/update client information; changed on contact, special instructions, and any other specific requirements.
  • Punctual follow up to all inquiries, including RFI's, RFQ's and all other customer, agent and MAO partner office inquiries
  • Processing of US Customs entries in accordance with US Customs and all other government agency guidelines.
  • Maintains complete regulatory compliance with any related government agencies such as local, US domestic and applicable foreign agencies, and verify that all government and agency compliance and regulatory requirements are properly addressed.
  • Daily interactions and departmental performance reporting to local management.

Benefits package includes: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability insurance, 401k, paid time off

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